Archive | November 7th, 2011

Nutt fired, our problems solved

November 7, 2011

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It is a major development, one certain to make Mississippians feel secure about their future. Have we found a cure for our ever-growing obesity rate in this state? Found a way to get off the bottom of every education ranking in the land? Discovered a way to fix our ailing economy and get people back […]

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*update* MVSU votes to oust its president

November 7, 2011

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The Mississippi Valley State University faculty senate has voted “no confidence” in its president Dr. Donna Oliver. The group drafted a letter dated Nov. 2 informing Oliver and the state College Board of its vote due to the followed alleged issues: “ (1) The continued decline in enrollment (2) No Faculty pay raise in the […]

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CDC: “Mississippi Has Highest Rate of Depression”

November 7, 2011

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According to Health.com, Mississippi ranks in the top ten of “most depressing states.” Health.com writes, “(Mississippi is) the poorest state in the U.S. (and) ranks at or near the bottom on many health measures, from obesity to heart disease. Mental health is no exception. The state has the highest rate of depression in the nation […]

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